Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Gustavus, Alaska to Juneau, Alaska

Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure
Journey to Southeast Alaska's largest protected habitats, home to some of the world's most spectacular wildlife and nature. Explore Glacier Bay National Park, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its marine wildlife and stunning glaciers, and Tongass National Forest. Watch 50-ton humpback whales breach at Point Adolphus, and spot porpoises, sea lions, seals, and sea birds. Fly in a small plane to Wrangell to witness brown and black bears fishing for salmon at Anan Bear Observatory. End your adventure with an exciting heli-hiking experience on the Mendenhall Glacier! Stay at warm and welcoming lodgings, including the only hotel within Glacier Bay.
  • Explore Southeast Alaska's largest protected wildlife habitats: Glacier Bay National Park and Tongass National Forest
  • Spot humpback whales, porpoises, sea lions, sea otters, bald eagles, moose, and bears
  • Ride a catamaran, helicopter, tram, and bush planes through pristine wilderness

Internal Airfare: $440
Minimum Age: 12
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
6 Nights Starting At
July 31, 2023 through August 06, 2023
Book by:
July 27, 2023 7:00 PM
Internal Airfare not included
Itinerary Overview
Day 3
Venture to Point Adolphus by Boat
Day 6
Hike Mendenhall Glacier via Helicopter
Day 7
Bid Farewell to Alaska
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Dates & prices
Additional
Offers
July 31, 2023

to August 06, 2023

6 Nights from $5,990.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
July 27, 2023 7:00 PM
July 23, 2023

to July 29, 2023

6 Nights from $5,990.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
July 19, 2023 7:00 PM
August 13, 2023

to August 19, 2023

6 Nights from $5,990.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
August 09, 2023 7:00 PM
Additional
Offers
July 31, 2023

August 06, 2023

July 23, 2023

July 29, 2023

August 13, 2023

August 19, 2023

Accommodations
MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Day: 1, duration: 2
Annie Mae Lodge

The Annie Mae Lodge rests on the banks of the Good River, surrounded by lush rain forest and overlooking the Icy Straits of Alaska's Inside Passage. Started by Annie Mae's three granddaughters and now run by her great-granddaughter, the aim of this family lodge has always been to provide traditional country hospitality in a place of exceptional beauty. Its guest rooms offer a cozy, cottage atmosphere and are well-appointed with modern amenities. Overall, a perfect stop on your Glacier Bay adventure.

Day: 1, duration: 2
Glacier Bay Lodge

Nestled under the spruce trees lining Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay Lodge is the only hotel within Glacier Bay National Park. Guests delight in striking sunset views of the Fairweather Mountain range and relax in the warmth of the lobby's massive stone fireplace. The cozy rooms all come with en-suite bathrooms.

Day: 3, duration: 2
Stikine Inn

Located in Wrangell, one of Alaska's oldest towns rich in gold rush and Native American history, the Stikine Inn offers a cozy retreat in its newly remodeled rooms with expanded cable, in-room coffee makers, and spectacular views. The view from the rooms is panorama of unspoiled beauty, local culture, and natural landscapes. Between the mountains, the ocean, and the totems on the Post Office lawn, you can get a fair cross-section of local life from your windows.Popularly called "The Stik," the inn's onsite seasonal restaurant is famed for its burgers and fish & chips made with locally sourced halibut.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Baranof Downtown

Located in downtown Juneau, the historic 9-story Baranof BW Signature hotel provides excellent access to the city and Alaska's pristine wilderness. The hotel features a cocktail bar, handsomely updated rooms, all including Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and in-room coffeemakers. Just steps from Juneau's waterfront, the art deco-inspired building has served as an important hub for locals and visitors since it was built in 1939.

Guides
MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Kate Boor
Growing up in the open country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kate fell in love with the outdoor life. Drawn to the west and eventually heading north to Alaska she started working for MT Sobek as an international river guide in 1980. Kate now shares her passion, knowledge, and leadership skills with fellow travelers, on our Multi Adventure trips in S. E. Alaska. Kate also enjoys skiing, biking, painting, reading and Pickleball! Kate divides her year between Alaska, Utah, and Mexico.





Robin Peterson
Robin is a 20 year Sierra Club Outings leader veteran who has lead children and adults on a wide variety of hiking, kayaking and camping trips in the Southeast. She is an avid whitewater rafter and has run rivers in Alaska, The Southwest and in Chile. Robin has been venturing to Alaska for the past 30 years after falling in love with the majesty of the environment. She is an avid traveler and explorer of the natural world.





Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Reason #01

MT Sobek has been pioneering adventure travel in Southeast Alaska since 1972.

Reason #02

Our expert Alaska guides emphasize teaching proper use of mountaineering gear, glacier features and hazards, for safe treks into remote wilderness areas.

Reason #03

This adventure is the most comprehensive of its kind — with many off-the-charts experiences in one itinerary, at a relaxed pace.

Activities

Educational boat rides and treks through glacial icescapes and rainforests, spotting humpback whales, bears, and other mesmerizing wildlife along the way.

Lodging

Deluxe lodging at the only hotel within Glacier Bay, a stellar urban retreat in Alaska's capital, and a cozy hideaway at Wrangell.

Climate

Enjoy mild summers, with almost daily light rain, chilly winds near glaciers, and breezy ocean sides. Daytime 55-75°F. Evenings 40-55°F.

Who will meet me on arrival?

An awesome MT Sobek guide will meet you at the airport in Gustavus and transfer you to the evening's accommodations within Glacier Bay National Park, only 8 miles down the road!

Is it easy to make arrangements for additional nights?

Super easy. We recommend extending your stay at the Lodge at Glacier Bay National Park or in Juneau at the Four Points Sheraton.

Am I guaranteed to see bears?

Yes! We guarantee you will see bears at the Anan Bear Observatory, where there are highly limited permits. You may even spot brown and black bears fishing the same hole for pink salmon!

Will it rain while I’m in Alaska?

The weather in Alaska is quite variable, so please expect that rain may fall every day. A good sturdy raincoat is recommended.

How intense is the helicopter ride and what does it entail?

You will be in a safe and stable helicopter flown by a crew of very experienced pilots. The helicopter ride will be a quick 15 minutes from the airport to the glacier landing, with touring on the way back.

MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Day: 1, duration: 2
Annie Mae Lodge

The Annie Mae Lodge rests on the banks of the Good River, surrounded by lush rain forest and overlooking the Icy Straits of Alaska's Inside Passage. Started by Annie Mae's three granddaughters and now run by her great-granddaughter, the aim of this family lodge has always been to provide traditional country hospitality in a place of exceptional beauty. Its guest rooms offer a cozy, cottage atmosphere and are well-appointed with modern amenities. Overall, a perfect stop on your Glacier Bay adventure.

Day: 1, duration: 2
Glacier Bay Lodge

Nestled under the spruce trees lining Bartlett Cove, Glacier Bay Lodge is the only hotel within Glacier Bay National Park. Guests delight in striking sunset views of the Fairweather Mountain range and relax in the warmth of the lobby's massive stone fireplace. The cozy rooms all come with en-suite bathrooms.

Day: 3, duration: 2
Stikine Inn

Located in Wrangell, one of Alaska's oldest towns rich in gold rush and Native American history, the Stikine Inn offers a cozy retreat in its newly remodeled rooms with expanded cable, in-room coffee makers, and spectacular views. The view from the rooms is panorama of unspoiled beauty, local culture, and natural landscapes. Between the mountains, the ocean, and the totems on the Post Office lawn, you can get a fair cross-section of local life from your windows.Popularly called "The Stik," the inn's onsite seasonal restaurant is famed for its burgers and fish & chips made with locally sourced halibut.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Baranof Downtown

Located in downtown Juneau, the historic 9-story Baranof BW Signature hotel provides excellent access to the city and Alaska's pristine wilderness. The hotel features a cocktail bar, handsomely updated rooms, all including Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and in-room coffeemakers. Just steps from Juneau's waterfront, the art deco-inspired building has served as an important hub for locals and visitors since it was built in 1939.

MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Kate Boor
Growing up in the open country of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kate fell in love with the outdoor life. Drawn to the west and eventually heading north to Alaska she started working for MT Sobek as an international river guide in 1980. Kate now shares her passion, knowledge, and leadership skills with fellow travelers, on our Multi Adventure trips in S. E. Alaska. Kate also enjoys skiing, biking, painting, reading and Pickleball! Kate divides her year between Alaska, Utah, and Mexico.





Robin Peterson
Robin is a 20 year Sierra Club Outings leader veteran who has lead children and adults on a wide variety of hiking, kayaking and camping trips in the Southeast. She is an avid whitewater rafter and has run rivers in Alaska, The Southwest and in Chile. Robin has been venturing to Alaska for the past 30 years after falling in love with the majesty of the environment. She is an avid traveler and explorer of the natural world.





MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: Alaska Glaciers & Wildlife Multi-Adventure

Reason #01

MT Sobek has been pioneering adventure travel in Southeast Alaska since 1972.

Reason #02

Our expert Alaska guides emphasize teaching proper use of mountaineering gear, glacier features and hazards, for safe treks into remote wilderness areas.

Reason #03

This adventure is the most comprehensive of its kind — with many off-the-charts experiences in one itinerary, at a relaxed pace.

Activities

Educational boat rides and treks through glacial icescapes and rainforests, spotting humpback whales, bears, and other mesmerizing wildlife along the way.

Lodging

Deluxe lodging at the only hotel within Glacier Bay, a stellar urban retreat in Alaska's capital, and a cozy hideaway at Wrangell.

Climate

Enjoy mild summers, with almost daily light rain, chilly winds near glaciers, and breezy ocean sides. Daytime 55-75°F. Evenings 40-55°F.

Who will meet me on arrival?

An awesome MT Sobek guide will meet you at the airport in Gustavus and transfer you to the evening's accommodations within Glacier Bay National Park, only 8 miles down the road!

Is it easy to make arrangements for additional nights?

Super easy. We recommend extending your stay at the Lodge at Glacier Bay National Park or in Juneau at the Four Points Sheraton.

Am I guaranteed to see bears?

Yes! We guarantee you will see bears at the Anan Bear Observatory, where there are highly limited permits. You may even spot brown and black bears fishing the same hole for pink salmon!

Will it rain while I’m in Alaska?

The weather in Alaska is quite variable, so please expect that rain may fall every day. A good sturdy raincoat is recommended.

How intense is the helicopter ride and what does it entail?

You will be in a safe and stable helicopter flown by a crew of very experienced pilots. The helicopter ride will be a quick 15 minutes from the airport to the glacier landing, with touring on the way back.

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.